Articles about "Accountability"

Mar 13, 2017

The Senate took action this week to rescind two sets of education regulations under the authority of the Congressional Review Act – rules governing teacher preparation programs under the Higher Education Act (HEA) and regulations on account...

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Jul 25, 2016

A number of education researchers and officials – 56 in total – sent a letter to Secretary of Education John King last week making the case for using average scale scores or proficiency indexes rather than grade-level proficiency on assessm...

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Jun 03, 2016

In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released last week, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) challenges the general understanding States and local educational agencies (LEAs) have had regarding the timeline for transition to new accountabil...

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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released the first proposed regulations issued pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (while discussion drafts from the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee have been released, they hav...

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Jan 22
Jan 22, 2016

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law by the President last month, States will have to craft new accountability and intervention systems.  While the concept of identifying schools for intervention based on performance...

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Jan 22
Jan 22, 2016

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law by the President last month, States will have to craft new accountability and intervention systems.  While the concept of identifying schools for intervention based on performance...

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Jan 22, 2016

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law by the President last month, States will have to craft new accountability and intervention systems.  While the concept of identifying schools for intervention based on performance...

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Mar 07, 2015

In the last week of February, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sent a letter to Title I State directors regarding the transition many States are currently undergoing to new assessments.  The letter, from Office of State Support Directo...

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